17. 04. 2019

TUR W: VakıfBank through to finals, will play Eczacıbaşı for title for 2nd straight season

Source: tvf-web.dataproject.com; Photo: tvf.org.tr

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VakıfBank are through to their second straight Turkish Women’s Volleyball Championship playoff finals.

 

Defending champions and also second seed VakıfBank prevailed over No.3 seed Fenerbahçe Opet in Game 2 of the 2018-2019 Vestel Venus Sultanlar Ligi playoff semifinals in four sets, partially 23-25, 25-22, 25-19 and 25-18.

Win this win which came in front of own crows, VakıfBank gave themselves a chance to fight for the back-to-back national title against the top seed Eczacıbaşı VitrA who secured their spot in the finals earlier. It is going to be the second straight gold medal face-off between these two sides in the national championship. The playoff final series will be played in the best-of-five format.

Chinese Zhu Ting pushed VakıfBank to a victory in Game 2 with 22 points. Cuban Melissa Vargas scored one point more for Fenerbahçe.

2018-2019 Vestel Venus Sultanlar Ligi playoff semifinals - Game 2:

(2) VakıfBank - (3) Fenerbahçe Opet 3-1 (23-25, 25-22, 25-19, 25-18), series 2-0

(1) Eczacıbaşı VitrA - (4) Galatasaray HDI Sigorta, series 2-0

 

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